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KG gets veteran rest day from Nets

Updated: February 7, 2014, 7:20 PM ET
By Mike Mazzeo | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

The Brooklyn Nets announced that Kevin Garnett will not play Friday night against the Detroit Pistons at the Palace of Auburn Hills.

Garnett is getting a rest day. He played just 18 minutes in Thursday night's 103-89 victory over the San Antonio Spurs, but Nets coach Jason Kidd said after the game that the 37-year-old center "most likely" would not play against Detroit.

Andray Blatche will start in Garnett's place.

The Nets want to be careful with Garnett and conserve his ...

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